Royal South Street Eisteddfod 2019
Contemporary Vocal
19 Aug 2019 to 24 Aug 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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CONTEMPORARY VOCAL

 

VENUE:  To be confirmed

 

Adjudicators: Sally Bourne and Melissa Langton

 

Our adjudicators for this section are proudly supported by Freemasons Victoria.


 

SECTION CHAIR:   Carolyn Bennett

Sub-Committee: Brenda Ludbrook, Peter Zala

 

TROPHIES

 

Aggregate Trophies will be awarded to the winner of each age group.

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

To be read in conjunction with General Conditions


  1. This competition is for modern/contemporary style singing (see condition 2 for Country Music definition). Singers who sing in a classical style should refer to the Classical Vocal sections. There is no restriction on the age of the song. Freedom of interpretation within the style is acceptable.
  2. Country Music sections - Singers must choose a country song which must be sung in a country style. Adjudication will be based on singers who stylistically represent good country technique and song choice.  Traditional Country and Western songs are encouraged.
  3. A competitor may place multiple entries in sections 595 (Contemporary Vocal Duo or Trio) however they must perform with different partners for each entry.
  4. Original sheet music is not required for this section. (A copy of music for adjudicator is not required).
  5. Competitors may perform to a professional backing track which may contain backing vocals only (i.e.no principal/lead vocal allowed), self-accompany the item, or sing to a live instrumental backing group of no more than 4.
  6. The Society will provide: a keyboard, microphones both roving and standard (up to four) and CD player.
  7. Backing tracks should be in MP3 format on a USB. Ensure the backing is good quality.  The recommendation of RSSS is a commercially purchased backing through iTunes or similar (not converted from YouTube) It is suggested that you also bring the backing track on a CD as a back-up. The CD player can handle commercial CD and CD-R discs, but not CD-RW (re-recordable) discs. Please label files as follows: Name – Section Number – Song Title e.g. Jane Smith – 554 – Let it go
  8. AN ACCOMPANIST IS NOT PROVIDED. Please contact the RSSS Office for a list of suggested local accompanists if required.
  9. Age limit will be deemed as at the 1st January of the current year and competitors MUST sing in their relevant age group.

 

 

 

 


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 22/05/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
10 Years and Under
553 CONTEMPORARY STAGE MUSICAL Solo     10 Years and Under

Session: 22/08/2017 1:30 PM    

Session: 20/08/2018 1:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2018 1:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2019 12:30 PM    

Session: 20/08/2018 1:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2019 12:30 PM    

Session: 23/08/2019 12:30 PM    

Singers should demonstrate contemporary vocal qualities appropriate to the selected song.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
11 to Under 14 Years
560 UPBEAT POP/ROCK VOCAL Solo     11 to Under 14 Years

Session: 17/09/2012 8:00 AM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2016 1:30 PM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2016 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2017 8:30 AM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2016 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2017 8:30 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 6:00 PM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2016 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2017 8:30 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 6:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2016 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2017 8:30 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 6:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2016 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2017 8:30 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 6:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2016 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2017 8:30 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 6:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 19/08/2019 4:00 PM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2016 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2017 8:30 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 6:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 19/08/2019 4:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2019 8:30 AM    

Session: 15/09/2013 1:00 PM    

Session: 12/09/2014 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2016 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2017 8:30 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 6:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 19/08/2019 4:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2019 8:30 AM    

Session: 21/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in an upbeat style. The winner is eligible to receive a recording session, courtesy Redwood Recording Studios, Ballarat.

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
14 to Under 16 Years
570 UPBEAT POP/ROCK VOCAL Solo     14 to Under 16 Years

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in an upbeat style. The winner is eligible to receive a recording session, courtesy Redwood Recording Studios, Ballarat.

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st Medal + $40          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
573 STAGE MUSICAL Solo     14 to Under 16 Years

Session: 21/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a character song from a stage musical and demonstrate vocal qualities appropriate to the selected song. There is no restriction on the age of the song, but adjudication will be based on singers who choose material to showcase contemporary music technique.

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st Medal + $40          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
16 to Under 18 Years
580 UPBEAT POP/ROCK VOCAL Solo     16 to Under 18 Years

Session: 23/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in an upbeat style. The winner is eligible to receive a recording session, courtesy Redwood Recording Studios, Ballarat. Prize money donated by ANATS Victoria Chapter.

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          HM          
586 GOSPEL or SOUL VOCAL Solo     16 to Under 18 Years

Session: 20/08/2019 12:00 AM    

Singers must choose a song within the Gospel or Soul genre, either upbeat or ballad.

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
588 CONTEMPORARY BALLAD Solo     16 to Under 18 Years

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in a ballad style. Time Limit 4 minutes

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
18 Years and Over
589 CONTEMPORARY BALLAD Solo     18 Years and Over

Session: 22/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in a ballad style. Time Limit 4 minutes

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.001st Medal + $60          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Open
596 RAP or HIP HOP VOCAL Solo     Open

Session: 20/08/2019 12:00 AM    

Performers must choose an item that showcases this genre,. Adjudication will be based on Stylistic marker and performance skill

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
10 Years and Under
551 COUNTRY MUSIC VOCAL Solo     10 Years and Under

Session: 23/08/2019 12:30 PM    

Singers must choose a contemporary or traditional Country and Western song, which must be sung in a country style. Adjudication will be based on singers who stylistically represent good country technique and song choice. .

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
11 to Under 14 Years
563 STAGE MUSICAL Solo     11 to Under 14 Years

Session: 15/09/2013 5:30 PM    

Session: 11/09/2015 6:00 PM    

Session: 11/09/2015 6:00 PM    

Session: 24/08/2016 9:00 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 6:00 PM    

Session: 24/08/2016 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 1:30 PM    

Session: 11/09/2015 6:00 PM    

Session: 24/08/2016 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2018 12:30 PM    

Session: 11/09/2015 6:00 PM    

Session: 24/08/2016 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2018 12:30 PM    

Session: 19/08/2019 4:00 PM    

Session: 11/09/2015 6:00 PM    

Session: 24/08/2016 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2018 12:30 PM    

Session: 19/08/2019 4:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2019 8:30 AM    

Session: 11/09/2015 6:00 PM    

Session: 24/08/2016 9:00 AM    

Session: 24/08/2017 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2018 12:30 PM    

Session: 19/08/2019 4:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2019 8:30 AM    

Session: 21/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Singers must choose a character song from a stage musical and demonstrate vocal qualities appropriate to the selected song. There is no restriction on the age of the song, but adjudication will be based on singers who choose material to showcase contemporary music theatre technique.

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
14 to Under 16 Years
572 JAZZ and BLUES Solo     14 to Under 16 Years

Singers must choose a song within the Jazz or Blues genre, either upbeat or ballad.

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st Medal + $40          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
578 CONTEMPORARY BALLAD Solo     14 to Under 16 Years

Session: 21/08/2019 1:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in a ballad style. Time Limit 4 minutes

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st Medal + $40          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
16 to Under 18 Years
581 COUNTRY MUSIC VOCAL Solo     16 to Under 18 Years

Session: 23/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a contemporary or traditional Country and Western song, which must be sung in a country style. Adjudication will be based on singers who stylistically represent good country technique and song choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
18 Years and Over
590 UPBEAT POP/ROCK VOCAL Solo     18 Years and Over

Session: 22/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in an upbeat style. The winner is eligible to receive a recording session, courtesy Redwood Recording Studios, Ballarat. Prize money donated by ANATS Victorian Chapter.

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $60          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Open
595 CONTEMPORARY VOCAL Duo or Trio     Open

Session: 24/08/2019 1:00 PM    

Singers to present one item as per special conditions listed. Any contemporary song choice is permitted but must innclude some harmony. Accompaniment is optitional.

Entries Closed
Entry: $31.001st Medal + $70          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
11 to Under 14 Years
561 COUNTRY MUSIC VOCAL Solo     11 to Under 14 Years

Session: 20/08/2019 8:30 AM    

Singers must choose a contemporary or traditional Country and Western song, which must be sung in a country style. Adjudication will be based on singers who stylistically represent good country technique and song choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
568 CONTEMPORARY BALLAD Solo     11 to Under 14 Years

Session: 23/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Session: 23/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Session: 19/08/2019 4:00 PM    

Session: 23/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Session: 19/08/2019 4:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Session: 23/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Session: 19/08/2019 4:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Session: 21/08/2019 1:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in a ballad style. Time Limit 4 minutes

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
14 to Under 16 Years
571 COUNTRY MUSIC VOCAL Solo     14 to Under 16 Years

Session: 21/08/2019 1:00 PM    

Singers must choose a contemporary or traditional Country and Western song, which must be sung in a country style. Adjudication will be based on singers who stylistically represent good country technique and song choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st Medal + $40          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
574 CHARACTER SONG Solo     14 to Under 16 Years

Singers may choose a song as sung by a character from a Movie or TV show or a stand-alone song in cabaret, theatre or concert style. Visit https://newmusicaltheatre.co/search (stand-alone) for ideas on stand-alone songs.

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st Medal + $40          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
16 to Under 18 Years
582 JAZZ and BLUES Solo     16 to Under 18 Years

Session: 23/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song within the Jazz or Blues genre, either upbeat or ballad

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
584 CHARACTER SONG Solo     16 to Under 18 Years

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Singers may choose a song as sung by a character from a Movie or TV show or a stand-alone song in cabaret, theatre or concert style. Visit https://newmusicaltheatre.co/search?type&q=sstand-alone for ideas on stand-alone songs.

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
18 Years and Over
594 CHARACTER SONG Solo     18 Years and Over

Session: 22/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song as sung by a character from a Movie, TV show or Stand Alone Song. Visit https://newmusicaltheatre.com/search?type&q=stand-alone for ideas on stand alone songs.

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.001st Medal + $60          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Open
597 SINGER SONGWRITER Solo     Open

Session: 21/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Competitor to present their own original song. Adjudication will be based on both the composition of the song and vocal proficiency of the competitor

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $70          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
598 STRUT YOUR STUFF SHOWCASE Solo     Open

Session: 24/08/2019 1:00 PM    

Performers must choose TWO songs in ANY STYLE to showcase their talent to the best of their ability. Adjudication will be based on performance, charisma and vocal proficiency. Prize money and medals donated by Juliana Addison - Member for Wendouree

Entries Closed
Entry: $31.001st Medal + $70          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
11 to Under 14 Years
562 JAZZ, BLUES OR SOUL VOCAL Solo     11 to Under 14 Years

Session: 25/08/2017 1:30 PM    

Session: 23/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Session: 23/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2018 1:30 PM    

Session: 24/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 20/08/2019 1:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song within the Jazz or Blue genre, either upbeat or ballad. Prize money and medals donated by Chris Gardner in memory of his late wife Bridget

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.001st Medal + $40          2nd Medal + $20          3rd Medal + $10          
16 to Under 18 Years
583 STAGE MUSICAL Solo     16 to Under 18 Years

Session: 23/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a character song from a stage musical and demonstrate vocal qualities appropriate to the selected song. There is no restriction on the age of the song, but adjudication will be based on singers who choose material to showcase contemporary music theatre technique.

Entries Closed
Entry: $25.001st Medal + $50          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
VCE Students Only
585 VCE CONTEMPORARY VOCAL Solo     VCE Students Only

Session: 24/08/2019 9:00 AM    

For students studying VCE Contemporary Music Performance. Two contrasting songs, song choices must be from two different categories on the prescribed contemporary VCE syllabus. Singers who are studying ‘Music Investigation’ will sing one song from the contemporary VCE syllabus and one own choice from your selected program. Time Limit: 8 Minutes for both pieces. First prize money gift of the William Morrell Trust First $100 Second $40 & Medal; Third $20 and Medal. Medals donated by ANATS

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.001st Medal + $100          2nd Medal + $40          3rd Medal + $20          
18 Years and Over
591 COUNTRY MUSIC VOCAL Solo     18 Years and Over

Session: 22/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a contemporary or traditional Country and Western song, which must be sung in a country style. Adjudication will be based on singers who stylistically represent good country technique and song choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.001st Medal + $60          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          HM          
11 to Under 14 Years
564 CHARACTER SONG Solo     11 to Under 14 Years

Session: 25/08/2016 9:00 AM    

Session: 25/08/2017 9:00 AM    

Session: 25/08/2017 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2018 1:00 PM    

Session: 25/08/2017 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2018 1:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2019 1:00 PM    

Session: 25/08/2017 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2018 1:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2019 1:00 PM    

Session: 20/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song as sung by a character from a Movie or TV show or a stand-alone song in cabaret, theatre or concert style. Visit https://newmusicaltheatre.com/search?type&q=stand-alone for ideas on stand alone songs.

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.001st Medal + $30          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
18 Years and Over
592 JAZZ and BLUES Solo     18 Years and Over

Session: 22/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a song within the Jazz or Blues genre, either upbeat or ballad.

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.001st Medal + $60          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
14 to Under 16 Years
579 GOSPEL or SOUL VOCAL Solo     14 to Under 16 Years

Session: 20/08/2019 12:00 AM    

Singers must choose a song within the Gospel or Soul genre, either upbeat or ballad.

Entries Closed
Entry: $23.001st Medal + $40          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
18 Years and Over
593 STAGE MUSICAL Solo     18 Years and Over

Session: 22/08/2019 6:00 PM    

Singers must choose a character song from a stage musical and demonstrate vocal qualities appropriate to the selected song. There is no restriction on the age of the song, but adjudication will be based on singers who choose material to showcase contemporary music theatre technique.

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.001st Medal + $60          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
10 Years and Under
550 UPBEAT POP/ROCK VOCAL Solo     10 Years and Under

Session: 16/09/2013 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2017 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2017 9:00 AM    

Session: 20/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2017 9:00 AM    

Session: 20/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2017 9:00 AM    

Session: 20/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in an upbeat style. The winner is eligible to receive a recording session, courtesy Redwood Recording Studios, Ballarat.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
554 CHARACTER SONG Solo     10 Years and Under

Session: 23/08/2017 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2017 1:00 PM    

Session: 23/08/2017 1:00 PM    

Session: 21/08/2018 12:00 PM    

Session: 23/08/2017 1:00 PM    

Session: 21/08/2018 12:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2017 1:00 PM    

Session: 21/08/2018 12:00 PM    

Session: 22/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Session: 23/08/2019 9:00 AM    

Singers may choose a song as sung by a character from a Movie or TV show or a stand-alone song in cabaret, theatre or concert style. Visit https://newmusicaltheatre.co/search?type&q=sstand-alone for ideas on stand-alone songs.

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
558 CONTEMPORARY BALLAD Solo     10 Years and Under

Session: 21/08/2018 9:00 AM    

Session: 22/08/2019 12:30 PM    

Session: 22/08/2019 12:30 PM    

Session: 23/08/2019 12:30 PM    

Singers must choose a song from the contemporary popular repertoire in a ballad style. Time Limit 4 minutes

Entries Closed
Entry: $17.001st Medal          2nd Medal          3rd Medal